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Salutations

Welcome, to the first Dead Pancreas Anxiety post. How are YOU doing today?I’m okay – not great, not terrible. Just chilling in the grey zone as I typically do. But seriously, how are you?I genuinely want to know. My name is Rebecca, but feel free to call me Reba. Nowadays most people do. So, please, […]

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QUICK 11: MER

Who are you? Please, introduce yourself. I’m Mer (@TypeUnicorn) – a queer, plant-powered human with a busted pancreas who loves travel, giant redwoods, rescue dogs (especially senior ones!), woodstoves, unicorns (obvs!), adventures, books, San Francisco, bean-to-bar chocolate and warm beverages (especially matcha and pour-over coffee!).  I’m a pacifist with a deep commitment to self-reflection, learning […]

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STRAIGHTLINERS

No two Diabetics or People with Diabetes are the same. They just aren’t, and everyone living with the disease does so differently. And yet, I have found there is a great deal of pressure in the community. I have found there is an unspoken notion that some T1Ds are better “at it” than others. This […]

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QUICK 11: SARA

Who are you? Please, introduce yourself.  My name is Sara Crowley. I am 31 years old and I’m from Mountain Ash, in the South Wales Valleys, UK. My handle on Twitter/Instagram is @Type1Hurdles. I’ve learned over the years to view my life with Type 1 diabetes as a hurdle and not a barrier. A continuous […]

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DEAR DIABETES

** In an effort to be wholly transparent and honest, I want you to know this was previously posted on my other blog (A Soul is a Resilient Thing). Chronological mentions are not accurate – “today” is actually March 26, 2019. ** Dear Diabetes, It was 20 years ago today, my pancreas lost the drive […]

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GUILTY PRESSURES

Having a chronic illness (or several) is not exactly what most would describe as a perfectly pleasant cup of tea. In fact, most would consider one chronic illness more than enough. But we cannot dictate the dishes life serves off its menu. Instead, we are force fed situation and circumstance. So you either make do, […]

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REALABETES

** In an effort to be wholly transparent and honest, I want you to know a version of this was previously posted on my other blog (A Soul is a Resilient Thing), however, it has been altered. Also, chronological mentions are not necessarily accurate, meaning yesterday wasn’t yesterday but in fact several yesterdays ago…make sense? […]

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